A surfer is engulfed in a breaking wave at Gooch’s Beach in Kennebunk on Saturday. Though there was a high surf advisory until 11 p.m., the waves kicked up by passing hurricane Fiona were not that large. Strong winds did knock out power to some inland towns. Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer

Although Maine didn’t get a direct hit from Fiona, which transformed from a hurricane into a post-tropical storm late Friday, the storm did deliver high winds that caused some power outages Saturday.

The storm landed in Nova Scotia, Canada, early Saturday, damaging homes, taking down trees and knocking out power for thousands of residents. About 414,000 Nova Scotia Power customers, about 80 percent of the province, were affected by outages Saturday morning, the Associated Press reported.

In Maine, out of Central Maine Power’s 665,561 customers, there were 2,447 power outages Saturday morning. By 7 p.m., that number had dropped to just 21, as crews worked through the cases Saturday, according to a CMP spokesperson.

Much of the outages were in Somerset County, with 1,009 customers in the dark at one point. Cumberland County reported 120 outages, and there were 655 outages in Oxford County, and 342 in Franklin County.

By 7 p.m. Saturday, the most affected location in Maine was Androscoggin County, where 9 outages remained in Minot.

All day Friday, wind gusts were between 25 to 30 mph throughout Maine, meteorologist Stephen Baron said. The wind gust peak was 44 mph at 6:30 p.m., he said. High winds continued into Saturday.

The National Weather Service had issued a high surf advisory through Saturday night, with strong waves breaking the shore.

Sunday’s is forecast to be a better day, with a high of 67 degrees and some clouds.

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